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Tropical Kiwi Yogurt Parfait

Get a good night’s sleep with this tropical-inspired parfait combination that includes foods rich in potassium, calcium, magnesium and tryptophan – key nutrients that play a role in sleep. Added bonus: kiwi has specifically been linked to improved sleep. Serving… Continue Reading →

The Importance of a Healthy Gut

Have you ever thought about your gut? Over the last couple years there has been a significant increase in research about the gut which is actually called the microbiome. Although our gut AKA microbiome is not on the forefront of… Continue Reading →

Blueberry Banana Bread

This low added sugar banana blueberry bread made with whole grains and flax seed is ultra moist and fluffy, loaded with antioxidants from blueberries and the sweet taste of bananas. Serving Size: 1 slice | Yield: 2 loaves or 20… Continue Reading →

A Little June Motivation

Summer has officially started and it is a blessing and a curse when it comes to staying motivated. So what exactly does motivation mean? Motivation is defined as a desire, reason, or willingness to behave or act in a particular… Continue Reading →

White Bean Mango Salad

Eating legumes are linked to improved cognition. This salad combines white beans with fresh mango and veggies, tossed with fresh lime juice and extra virgin olive oil – MIND diet approved! Serving Size: ½ cup | Yield: 10 Servings |… Continue Reading →

Physical Fitness Month

What comes to mind when you think of physical fitness? Many people might imagine working out in a gym at an intense pace or defining physical fitness by the size of muscles. This is not the case! Physical fitness is… Continue Reading →

Chocolate Performance Muffins

These muffins provide great pre or post work-out fuel. Sweet potatoes and banana deliver on carbs and potassium and the added beets provide extra nitrates which are linked to improved athletic performance. Serving Size: 1 Muffin | Yield: 9 Muffins… Continue Reading →

Sustainable Plant Based Eating

What exactly is sustainable eating? We hear about sustainable eating often, especially around April due to Earth day. Sustainable eating entails picking whole foods that are healthful to our bodies while also healthful for the environment. This way of eating… Continue Reading →

Vegetable Carrot Fried Rice with Garbanzo Beans Wellness Recipe

Fried rice turns 100% plant-based in this yummy blend of veggies, anti-inflammatory spices, and brown rice. Garbanzo beans add additional plant-protein to the mix. Top with toasted cashews as desired. Serving Size: 2 cups | Yield: 12 cups | Method:… Continue Reading →

Redefining Eating Healthy

The word “healthy” is a very ambiguous term and will be defined differently by anyone you talk to. Everyone has different bodies, tastes, backgrounds, and everyone’s “healthy” looks a little different too. Health is looked at as a holistic approach… Continue Reading →

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